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Hiring a Criminal Attorney

What to look for before hiring an attorney. Have you or has someone you know been arrested or charged with a criminal offense? If so, you or the person will need the help of a qualified and experienced criminal defense lawyer right away. Before hiring an attorney, there are a few things you should consider. […]

DUI Stop: Can Drivers Refuse a Breathalyzer Test

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Rules for Breathalyzer Testing During a DUI Stop. It may surprise you to learn, that in Washington State, there is no law requiring drivers to submit to breathalyzer testing at any time during a DUI traffic stop. However, there are some incidental ramifications that a driver could face from choosing to decline breathalyzer testing. What […]

Legal Question: Arrest Warrants

Would the Department of Licensing call the police if I have a arrest warrant and went in for an ID Card? What is an Arrest Warrant? Arrest warrants are issued by judges when a person is wanted by the police for the commission of a serious crime. Arrest warrants can also be issued when a […]

The first EIGHT hours after a DUI arrest

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Determine Your Court Date. State law also requires a mandatory court appearance within one court-day after your DUI arrest. In cases where the driver was not allowed to get out of jail within the first 8 to 12 hours, this court hearing usually occurs inside the jail. For those who do get released, the court […]

The first THREE hours after a DUI arrest

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Contact Us. The Lustick, Kaiman & Madrone team is here to provide you the urgent legal advice you need right over the telephone. On weekends, we have an on-call attorney available to give you urgent assistance. State law allows persons arrested for DUI to speak to a lawyer before taking a breath or blood test. […]